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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Gaylin, Alison  
Brenna Spector #3: Stay with Me
When Breanna's daughter Maya disappears, evidence surfaces showing a possible link with the disappearance of Brenna's sister Clea. But could a case from three decades ago really be connected to her daughter? Or is someone hoping that Brenna will play along in a twisted game?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 006187826X / 9780061878268  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027425 $5.99
George, Elizabeth  
Thomas Lynley #18: Just One Evil Act
DI Lynley and DS Havers investigate the disappearance of a little girl. The case turns out to be far more complex than a kidnapping, revealing secrets about the girl's mother and her new lover, and about the girl's father - secrets Havers may not be willing to accept about her friend.  
Novel, 719 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
NAL (New American Library) - 2014 - ISBN: 0451467841 / 9780451467843  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026842 $17.00
Grabenstein, Chris  
John Ceepak #8: Free Fall
Wise-cracking cop Danny Boyle and straight-arrow Chief of Detectives John Ceepak do their best to help Danny's friend, a young nurse who claims she's been falsely accused of aggravated assault by a prestigious Jersey shore doctor. When one of the nurse's home health care patients turns up dead, Ceepak and Danny have to wonder. Did they just help a friend get away with murder?  
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Pegasus - 2014 - ISBN: 1605985643 / 9781605985640  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026883 $14.95
Grabenstein, Chris  
Mr. Lemoncello #1: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Ages 8 and up. Twelve kids win invitations to an overnight of fun, food, and games at the new town library, designed by Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world. But when morning comes, the doors remain locked. The kids must solve every clue and secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Anthony Award for Best Children's / Young Adult
 
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Yearling - 2014 - ISBN: 0307931471 / 9780307931474  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027547 $7.99
Grace, Margaret (aka Madison, Ada aka Minichino, Camille aka Flowers, Jean)  
Miniature #7: Madness in Miniature
When the grand opening of a giant chain crafts store is accompanied by an earthquake and a murder in the store, there's plenty of opportunity for miniaturist Gerry Porter and her computer-whiz granddaughter Maddie to help the police investigate.  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2014 - ISBN: 1564745430 / 9781564745439  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026652 $15.95
Grafton, Sue  
Kinsey Millhone #23: W Is for Wasted
Kinsey uncovers a connection between two murders: a shady PI gunned down near the beach, and a man, probably homeless, found dead on the beach with Kinsey's name and phone number in his pocket.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Shamus Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 436 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley - 2014 - ISBN: 0425271579 / 9780425271575  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027020 $7.99
Graham, Scott  
Canyon Sacrifice
On his first trip with his new family, archaeologist Chuck Bender must face up to the secrets of his past and save his kidnapped stepdaughter from murderous kidnappers in Grand Canyon National Park.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Torrey House - 2014 - ISBN: 1937226301 / 9781937226305  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027181 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #081: Murder Every Hour / The Time Master
Plus The Shadow radio script 'The Man Who Murdered Time'.

Murder Every Hour: Death strikes relentlessly until the time arrives for The Shadow to ring in the midnight hour.

The Time Master: Super crimes are being perpetrated with split-second precision.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771342 / 9781608771349  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026660 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #082: The Spy Ring / The White Column
Plus The Shadow radio script 'Death Rides the Skyway' and Sheridan Doome story 'Dead Men Don't Breathe' by Steve Fisher (writing as Stephen Gould).

The Spy Ring: The Shadow teams with Myra Reldon and the real Lamont Cranston to defeat international spies

The White Column: The nation's future hangs in the balance as Nazi saboteurs plot to cripple US defenses.  
Omnibus, 127 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771377 / 9781608771370  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026661 $14.95
Greenfield, Jane  
The Care of Fine Books
A guide to caring for books of value, from a discussion of the various techniques and materials used in bookbinding to advice on handling and storage.  
Nonfiction, 156 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Skyhorse - 2014 - ISBN: 162873793X / 9781628737936  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026332 $12.95
Gregory, Susanna  
Matthew Bartholomew #19: The Lost Abbot
1358: A party of Bishop's Commissioners, including Matthew, must find out what has become of Peterborough's abbot, who went riding one day and hasn't been seen since. The poor of the town are being incited to rise up against their overlords, the abbey is at war with an army of mercenaries, and before long the woman in charge of a saint's tomb is murdered.  
Novel, 406 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Sphere UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0751549746 / 9780751549744  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027610 $13.95
Grey, Mini  
Hermelin the Detective Mouse
Ages 5 and up. Hermelin can read books, and type notes, and solve mysteries. And the people of Offley Street need a detective! Again and again, Hermelin is on the case, the anonymous hero. But when his neighbors have a party in his honor and find out that Hermelin is a mouse, will he still be welcome?  
Picture Book, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Knopf - 2014 - ISBN: 0385754337 / 9780385754330  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027546 $17.99
Grisham, John  
Sycamore Row
Jake Brigance returns to the courtroom in a dramatic showdown as Ford County again confronts its tortured history.  
Novel, 642 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Dell - 2014 - ISBN: 0345543246 / 9780345543240  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027539 $9.99
Gruber, Frank  
Oliver Quade, the Human Encyclopedia
Reprints eleven stories from the pulps featuring fast-talking amateur sleuth (and encyclopedia salesman) Oliver Quade.
    Contents
  • Oliver Quade, the Human Encyclopedia (introduction) == Kevin Burton Smith
  • Death at the Main
  • Ask Me Another
  • Rain, the Killer
  • Death on Eagle's Crag
  • Dog Show Murder
  • Death Sits Down
  • Forced Landing
  • State Fair Murder
  • Funny Man
  • Oliver Quade at the Races
  • Works and Music
  • The Black Mask Crime Review: Frank Gruber, Hardboiled Humor, & the Noir Revolution == Keith Alan Deutsch
  • Behind the Black Mask: Frank Gruber Tells How He Writes an Oliver Quade Story
 
Collection, 417 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2014 - ISBN: 1480461385 / 9781480461383  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026809 $16.99
Guinn, Matthew  
The Resurrectionist
At South Carolina Medical College, Dr. Thacker's PR work for the dean takes an unnerving detour into the past when the bones of African-American slaves are unearthed on campus. In the 19th century, one of the school's founders purchased Nemo, a slave with unusual knife skills, who became an unacknowledged member of the surgical faculty by day, and a resurrectionist by night, responsible for procuring bodies for medical study. Nemo would seize his self-respect in ways no one could anticipate.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
 
Novel, 279 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Norton - 2014 - ISBN: 0393348814 / 9780393348811  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026885 $14.95
Haig, Matt  
The Humans
When an extraterrestrial visitor arrives on Earth, his first impressions of the human species are less than positive, and he is eager to complete the gruesome task assigned to him and head back to his own planet, where everyone enjoys immortality and infinite knowledge. But as time goes on, he starts to realize there may be more to this weird species than he first believed.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 279 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2014 - ISBN: 1476730598 / 9781476730592  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027322 $15.00
Hamilton, Steve  
Alex McKnight #02: Winter of the Wolf Moon
When a young woman from the Ojibwa tribe asks ex-cop Alex McKnight for shelter from her violent boyfriend, McKnight agrees. But after letting her stay in one of his Michigan cabins, he finds her gone the next morning. His search for her leads to a thickening web of crime, and takes him from the secretive world of the Ojibwa reservation to the Canadian border and deep into the silent woods.  
Novel, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2012 - ISBN: 1250025761 / 9781250025760  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026651 $14.99
Hamilton, Steve  
Alex McKnight #10: Let It Burn
A trip to Detroit reminds Alex of the last case he worked as a cop there, which was solved after he left; he does a little digging, and finds out that the real culprit may still be out there, preying on more victims.  
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250000092 / 9781250000095  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027155 $15.99
Hamilton, Victoria (aka Cooper, Amanda)  
Merry Muffin #2: Muffin but Murder
Hoping to entice some prospective buyers for her upstate castle, Merry hosts a party. When it ends in murder, can she find the killer? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 042525884X / 9780425258842  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026996 $7.99
Harlick, R.J.  
Meg Harris #6: Silver Totem of Shame
While visiting Vancouver, Meg and her husband Eric must confront Eric's painful past when a young murder victim's identity is discovered. The repercussions send them up the coast to the islands of Haida Gwaii in search of the boy's family and his killer. As the search progresses, a totem pole carver sets out to depict the ancient tale of a long-ago chief's treasure and how it incited deception and shame, a tragedy with tentacles reaching into the present.  
Novel, 372 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2014 - ISBN: 1459721691 / 9781459721692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026807 $17.99
Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia  
Bill Slider #15: Blood Never Dies
A young man is found dead in his bath, exsanguinated. As DI Slider and his team try to identify the man - whose personal papers are missing, along with his wallet and keys - it seems that the more they find out about him, the less they really know.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Severn House - 2014 - ISBN: 1847514553 / 9781847514554  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026229 $15.95
Hay, Mavis Doriel  
Death on the Cherwell
When a secret society of Persephone College undergraduates meets by the river, only to find the bursar's drowned body floating in the principal's canoe, the police assume that a student prank got out of hand, but the resourceful Persephone girls suspect foul play, and take the investigation into their own hands.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935)  
British Library - 2014 - ISBN: 0712357262 / 9780712357265  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027263 $15.00
Hechtman, Betty  
Yarn Retreat #2: Silence of the Lamb's Wool
At a retreat on the Monterey Peninsula, when the spinning teacher is found lying dead, Casey has to knit together clues fast before someone else gets dropped. Includes knitting pattern and recipes.  
Novel, 277 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425252582 / 9780425252581  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026997 $7.99
Hill, Suzette A.  
Rosy Gilchrist #1: A Little Murder
1950s London: When her wealthy Aunt Marcia is discovered dead, naked with a coal scuttle on her head, Rosy Gilchrist is reluctantly drawn into the investigation, encountering those she would prefer to avoid and uncovering facts she would rather not know.  
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0749015527 / 9780749015527  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026737 $16.95
Hillerman, Anne  
Manuelito & Chee #1: Spider Woman's Daughter
When the Legendary Lieutenant is shot, Bernie Manuelito is the only eyewitness. While Leaphorn fights for his life, Jim Chee leads the search for the shooter. As a witness, Bernie is officially banned from the investigation, but as she tries to track down Leaphorn's family and get in touch with his mysteriously absent partner Louisa, suspicious events draw her back into the case.  
Novel, 352 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062270494 / 9780062270498  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027424 $9.99


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